Author Archive | Andy Meszaros

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October’s program on the Diaspora

On October 12 the Museum hosted  a program on Hungarian Diaspora Diplomacy from the perspective of Washington DC. and how that Diaspora is served by the various consulates and the Embassy itself. Our speaker was Zita Mirk, Diaspora Liaison, Embassy of Hungary. Her presentation focused on the various initiatives that the Hungarian government has formulated to […]

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Exhibit at the Museum features New Donations!

This exhibit features stunning examples of folk and fine art, all in the Hungarian spirit of creativity! From textiles to porcelain and paintings, there is something compelling for every viewer to enjoy and marvel at. Donors have reached out to the Museum in an effort to find a home for their treasures, and we are […]

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2019 Vintner Dinner- a wonderful event!

Saturday evening, October 19, and the weather was like a soothing autumn whisper, the kind of evening that beckons us to the golf club where good food, good wine and good company come together for a congenial evening. The Hungarian melodies performed by Harmonia, the Hungarian wines imported from vineyards around Tokaj, Sopron, Pannonhalma, and […]

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Hungary and the EU, September’s Program

 Dr. Zsolt Hetesy from the Hungarian Embassy was back to give us an update on the EU parliamentary elections that were held last spring,  and how the results of the elections impact Hungary.   Going from from one set of data to another on his Prezi presentation,  Dr. Hetesy explained how some of the new positions and issues […]

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Children’s Program rescheduled for Saturday, January 4, 2020.

We invite you to join us on Saturday afternoon, January 4th  at 2 o’clock  for our  Children’s Program, Celebrating Hungarian Traditions! Children will have the opportunity to learn about the richness of Hungarian culture. This year’s program will be dedicated to featuring Hungarian folk motifs in arts and crafts, and will engage participants in various […]

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2019 Annual Meeting

Members of the Museum and many volunteers gathered at the Museum for the annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner and the Museum’s Annual Meeting. The dinner was an opportunity for volunteers and Board members to meet and chat with each other in an informal social gathering. The report of the Annual Meeting itself was prepared by the […]

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Hungarian Heritage Night at the Ballpark

Once again the Museum participated in the Lake Erie Captain’s annual Hungarian Heritage Night at the Ballpark. Along with the Hungarian Cultural Center of Northeast Ohio and the William Penn Fraternal Association, the Museum helped celebrate our heritage with youngsters through face-painting. Since the Captains initiated this evening of Hungarian Heritage Night at the Ballpark, […]

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New Exhibit at the Museum

The beauty and diversity of Hungary’s countryside, villages and cities is presented with stunning imagery. Compelling photographs divided by topic grace the exhibit wall of the Museum, along with interactive computer programs that allow the visitor to delve deeper into the treasures of Hungary. (more…)

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May program on George Szell well received!

Ever wonder how the Cleveland Orchestra grew to be a world class institution?  On Saturday, May 11th a large audience gathered at the Cleveland Hungarian Heritage Society Museum to learn about George Szell, the Hungarian-born musician, composer, and conductor who built the Cleveland Orchestra into one of the finest orchestras in the world today. Marcia Hanson […]

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April’s program highlighted the Hungarian-American community in Cleveland.

Dr. Endre Szentkiralyi’s presentation on “Being Hungarian in Cleveland” was well attended and gave the audience a detailed look into the lives of Hungarian-Americans in Cleveland. Starting with a summary of the Hungarian immigrant waves into the Cleveland area, Dr. Szentkiralyi traced the contributions of each wave of immigrants, beginning with the earliest generations, up […]

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